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Are you at higher risk for having a life-changing stroke?
Wednesday, May 12, 2021
Latia Howard, lead scorer of the University of Pittsburgh women’s basketball team, was being recruited by the WNBA and at the top of her game. But that all changed after she suffered a stroke at just 21 years old. Early one morning, Howard began experiencing weakness in her arm and leg. While she decided to skip practice that day, she didn’t
 
How to get more movement throughout the day
Monday, May 10, 2021
Working or learning from home? It’s more important than ever to ensure you move throughout the day. Doing so will help keep your mind and body healthy and agile. Here are a few tips to move more throughout the day. * Take designated breaks: While your workplace likely afforded you regular opportunities to move around, such as getting up to speak to a
 
Nonprofit efforts to support Black maternal health gain momentum
Monday, May 3, 2021
Ciera Baker, a pre-kindergarten teacher in Raleigh, wanted to stay home for a few months with her newborn baby. But her job doesn’t provide paid maternity leave, and she knew she couldn’t get by just on her savings. Baker’s mother had told her about Equity Before Birth, a nonprofit that helps Black women in the Triangle connect with
 
Grow edamame for better health and nutrition
Wednesday, April 28, 2021
Add a bit of fiber to your garden and diet. Consider growing edamame (edible soybeans) in this year’s garden. Soybeans help promote overall health by reducing the risk of high cholesterol, diabetes, heart disease, and high blood pressure. Plus, the high fiber in soy helps fight colon and some other cancers. Edamame is an ancient Asian vegetable and
 

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